Stories

Discover more about Scotland’s heritage and how we’re working to protect it.

Coronavirus emergency: all events suspended and properties closed

Following the latest developments on the coronavirus emergency, we’ve taken the difficult decision to close all our properties.

Easter in Scotland

From fun activities for children to the perfect Easter Sunday lunch, here’s our guide to enjoying this year’s rather different spring holiday.

St Abb’s Head through the seasons: spring

Enjoy a stunning gallery of spring wildlife, captured by award-winning nature photographer Laurie Campbell, at St Abb’s Head National Nature Reserve.

700th anniversary of the Declaration of Arbroath

Over half of Scots don’t know about the Declaration of Arbroath … but they want to!

Dressed to impress

Cabinet cards? Carte-de-visites? What does it all mean? We’ll be exploring the differences between the two mediums using a selection of photographs featuring fantastic outfits.

Philip Long OBE appointed Chief Executive

Philip Long OBE, Director of V&A Dundee, will take over from Simon Skinner as Chief Executive.

Upcycling with the Lorimers

Whilst you’re spending lots of time at home at the moment, perhaps you could take some inspiration from the very creative Mary Lorimer at Kellie Castle. Take a look at our gallery for some home improvement ideas.

It’s in the bag!

The Trust’s shop at the Hill House wins a UK cultural enterprise award, beating the Science Museum and the Globe Theatre.